- Ideally the audience of the dialogical “work” continues the process even after the artist has stopped working with the project.
Grant Kester, Dialogical Aesthetics
I listed the main points of Grant Kester. (Or how I understood.) I'll use these perspectives when I analyze my project.
· The emphasis of the aesthetics in on the dialogical process
· The artwork is processed together and it gains its meaning through the process
· The visual aesthetics of the outcome of the process is not relevant for understanding and evaluating the project
· Visual pleasure is not enssential in the process
· The artist is not a master. The participation of the audience is based on collaboration and on collaborative production of meaning and change.
· The art is emerging gradually during the dialogical process
· The best and most beautiful dialogical art happens when the collaboration can be perceived in the end product or when the artwork itself is collaborative.
· The dialogue is not only spoken dialogue but it happens through aesthetic expression
· The project (or the “work”) aims at long term collaboration. There is a shared goal in the collaboration.
· The artist is interested in a conversation in which the artistic form and meaning cannot be foreseen. The collaboration does not take place in the framework of a ready made “work” by the artist.
· The dialogue is target-oriented, it often aims at solving a concrete local problem
Lähettänyt Timo Tähkänen